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Financial Analyst, Accounting

Conagra Brands

Conagra Brands

IT, Accounting & Finance
Omaha, NE, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst, you will perform analyses and reporting for assigned financial area. Support other financial research projects and analysis of business operations. Use sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), creating/uploading journal entries, distributing routine financial reports, maintaining monthly accounting schedules.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide support for internal and external financial statement in compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements
  • Participate in period-end close activities to ensure completion of assigned tasks, including identification and resolution of unusual items and issues
  • Create monthly accounting schedules as support for the balance sheet account reconciliations and financial audits, including resolution of reconciliation items
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Perform general accounting activities in the SAP general ledger, which includes preparing and uploading journal entries, and use of the Comprehensive Accounting Excellence (CAE) tool
  • Participate, and sometimes lead, special projects involving general accounting, such as mergers/acquisitions, policy updates, creation of new processes, partner requests and system conversions
  • Provide guidance and communicate with remote team members in a 3rd party outsourcing relationship.
  • Exercise judgment in financial, operations, or transactional analysis to identify and help resolve issues
  • Help evaluate effectiveness of processes, procedures, and control environment and develop improvements
  • Document processes (e.g. desk procedures) and recommend process improvements
  • Alert management of situations that may materially affect our overall financial condition
  • Perform accounting related tasks for assigned area (Intercompany, Cash)

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 3+ years of professional experience in public accounting, corporate accounting, etc.
  • Proficient PC and MS skills
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • At this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future.

Number of Days in Office: 3

Relocation assistance is available for this position. Preference will be given to local candidates.

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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Comprehensive healthcare plans, wellness incentive program, mental wellbeing support and fitness reimbursement
  • Wealth: Great pay, bonus incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: Career development opportunities, employee resource groups, on-demand learning and tuition reimbursement
  • Balance: Paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role) and volunteer opportunities

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.